Today’s Headlines

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  • Happy Earth Day! Ride transit and bike-share for free in L.A. today (LA Times)
  • Atascadero wants to copy Lancaster’s traffic calming success (Atascadero News)
  • Brawley gets an electric school bus (Imperial Valley Press)
  • State officials to study condition of bridge decks on Richmond San Rafael Bridge (Marin Independent Journal)
  • Interactive website collects your street safety data (Lake County News)
  • A campaign in Brazil compares the cost of gas to the cost of a bike, in real time (The Drum)
  • Reason Foundation dreams of wider, faster highways built (and maintained?) with a bigger debt load (Orange County Register)
  • San Diego residents would rather ban scooters than create a safe place to ride them (NBC)
  • Tired of being recognized, bike thief returns an expensive bike he stole (Bicycling)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • E-bikes can boost the well-being of older people (The Epoch Times)
  • Report: Improving transportation systems is good for riders’ mental health (SmartCitiesDive)
  • Mountain View offers discounts on mid-day rides shared rides with Lyft, Uber to supplement its commute-hour services (Patch)
  • Why do Americans hate bikes? (Outside Online)
  • Can removing lanes on a busy street improve traffic? (Strong Towns)
  • Renovations come to I-10; traffic predicted to increase over time (Highland News)
  • Highway 395 to be widened “for safety” (Victor Valley Daily Press)
  • Anti-tax lawsuits hold up Highway 101 project in Marin-Sonoma (Marin Independent Journal)
  • The most common ride via ride-hail in Chicago is one mile long (Streetsblog Chicago)
  • Utility companies plan collaboration to build EV charging stations along I-5 from San Diego to Seattle (Capital Public Radio)
  • SB 50 opponents release an ugly ad campaign, using James Baldwin as a poster boy (SF Chronicle)
  • Study: Clean energy holds promise of a wide range of well-paid jobs (Route Fifty)
  • Libraries of things are great (Resilience)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

Today’s Headlines

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  • Study raises serious questions about whether cap-and-trade offsets reduce greenhouse gases (Technology Review)
  • CA could require zero emission shuttles at some airports (Capital Public Radio)
  • Ride-hail companies are pinning their hopes for profitability on firing drivers (Smart Cities Dive)
  • We miss streetcars’ reliability, not streetcars (Mobility Lab)
  • Increased turbulence is another result of climate change, and flight attendants are sick of it (Vox)
  • City of Ripon plans to use as gas tax funds to pave road (Manteca Bulletin)
  • Homes near public transit are in demand (Mortgage Professional America)
  • Illinois could require public employees to live in-state (Route Fifty)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

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